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Webby Awards reveal finalists

The 2003 Academy Awards are history, but recognition of the best of the Internet is just gearing up, with the announcement of the finalists for the 7th Annual Webby Awards.

What's new for 2003

Predictions are always perilous in the PC industry, but one thing's certain: Technology buying decisions won't become any easier this year.

Security at your fingertips

There is no foolproof way to protect your notebook data, but biometric security technologies can make it safer. Unlike passwords, biometric devices measure unique biological traits — like fingerprints, voice modulation or retinal images — and compare them to a stored profile. You can use the PC if, and only if, your biometric data matches the profile of the rightful user.